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What's going on in the boozy brain?
  • American Chemical Society
  • 4 min.
Click the buttons below for an assortment of videos and articles to learn some of the facts, myths, and long-term effects of alcohol.  
  • BrainFacts/SfN
There’s no mistaking a broken heart for a broken bone — but our brains might look at both kinds of pain the same way.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
The holidays are an excuse to enjoy your favorite treats! But what happens to your brain when you over-indulge?
  • BrainFacts/SfN
This film investigates whether dogs love us by reviewing behavioural and neuroscientific evidence.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 4 min
Today, neuroimaging studies are shedding light on the brain differences between trans- and cis-gender individuals.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 4 min
Scientists are harnessing the brain’s own hormones to help treat the symptoms of autism.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Can we use the brain’s natural marijuana-like compounds to alleviate PTSD, chronic pain, and other debilitating disorders?
  • BrainFacts/SfN
What's going on in the boozy brain?
  • American Chemical Society
  • 4 min
Pulling all-nighters to binge watch your favorite movie can lead to some major problems in your brain.
  • Brain Connection
True or False: Fructose, a sugar used in many processed foods, may fail to fill us up and can even make us hungrier.
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
How does your brain absorb the nutrients from your food?
  • University of Washington
Break out your leg warmers and headbands — aerobic exercise can improve learning and memory and may boost academic achievement.
  • BrainFacts/SfN

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